Current Theatre Blog

Stolen Time – Link and Programme for Tonights Live Stream.

The gang at Waterford Youth Arts have sent over the link for tonights livestream and a programme to download and have a browse through to accompany the performance. The link is below, so you can watch it here if you like. The performance is at 9pm tonight, so bookmark your place now. If you want to copy the link for …

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Stolen Time Livestream – Some of the Cast and Crew discuss. (Audio)

It was with enormous disappointment that Waterford Youth Arts announced that outdoor theatre event STOLEN TIME at Wyse Park wass now cancelled, in light of recently revised public health restrictions. The outdoor theatre spectacle was to run for six nights of performance at Wyse Park, Johns Lane, Waterford as a ticketed event from Aug 25th – 29th. The six-night run was …

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Some More Local Voices Discuss the State of the Arts in Waterford

It was great to hear some more local voices discussing the current state of arts at the moment on the airwaves. This time Andrew Holden – a professional Actor and Director based in Waterford and Brian Juckey Collins who – as well as being an accomplished Stage Manager and performer – manages the Dungarvan Junior Musical Society Stage School. Thank …

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Jack Cunningham, Edel Quinlan and Michael Josephs thoughts on the state of Arts.

It was refreshing to hear local voices on the airwaves recently discussing the hand that has been dealt to Arts groups in Waterford and Beyond. In this montage of voices we have all the bases covered – from Stage and Dance Schools to Amateur Theatre, right up to the world of Professional performers. Well worth a listen and thanks to …

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THE HURLER – Interviews from WLR

Tonight (Thursday) sees Gar Campion take to the stage of Garter Lane for 3 nights in his new one man show. Here’s Gar (Tony Kelly) with Jim Nolan on the Fringe with Mary O’Neill. Gar also invaded Deise Today with Damien Tiernan… Both interviews first aired on WLR – all copyright rests with them. For more see www.wlrfm.com or find …

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Showtime Episode 4 – Rigor Mortis / Ghosting

Hope everybody had a nice August break. Coming to our own Theatre Royal next week is a double dose of Waterford plays – Rigor Mortis by Pat Daly and Ghosting by Anne O’Riordan and Jamie Beamish. Joining me to talk all things Rigor and Ghosting are Mick Quinlan and Anne O’Riodran. We had a laugh! Enjoy…

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‘The Red Iron’ launches a Fundit to help stage the show.

Very few people in Waterford haven’t heard of Jim Nolan, and don’t know about all he does for Theatre in Waterford. Shows like ‘The Gods are Angry’, ‘The Salvage Shop’, ‘Brighton’, ‘Dreamland’, ‘Johnny I Hardly Knew Ya’ and now ‘The Red Iron’ have all come from Jim’s pen. Countless other shows have benefited from his direction and his advice and …

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Podcast Season 2 Ep 2 – Cat

Season 2 of our podcast continues with a lively and fun chat with Jamie Beamish and Richard Hardwick, creators of the much loved ‘CAT’ which returns to the Theatre Royal next week. Some great anecdotes and craic and even a soundbite from Elaine Paige (sort of) make up this weeks episode. Have a listen – to be honest it’s Cat! …

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